Chatbots grab Facebook’s attention as Halling-based AI business velmai prepares to sell up to a …

Tania Peitzker-Lingham is on the cusp of selling her artificial intelligence company in a potentially multi-million pound deal but shows little sign of nerves. Few things phase the Australian-German businesswoman after taking her business velmai through crowdfunding, pulling out of a £300,000 investment and enduring cyber attacks from Russia and China. Mrs Peitzker-Lingham, who lives at Court Farm in Halling, near Rochester, has spent the last seven years trying to convince businesses of the commercial uses of the emotionally intelligent chatbots developed by the company she founded with Devon-born brothers Darren and Cliff Lee. Tania Peitzker-Lingham and Andrew Lingham with one of velmai’s earlier AI robot projects Sophia Today, she has begun talks with a blue chip company, one of the American tech giants, about selling the intellectual property for…


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